Krapp's Last Tape Summary
Samuel Beckett

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Krapp's Last Tape Summary

In Bob Dylan's "When I Paint My Masterpiece" (1971), the speaker expresses his weariness from ages of artistic trials as well as his excitement at the prospect of creating what will be his greatest work of art:

Oh, the hours I've spent inside the Coliseum,/ Dodging lions and wastin' time / Oh, those mighty kings of the jungle, I could hardly stand to see em. / Yes it sure has been a long, hard climb... / Someday...

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